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[audio]Other Minds Presents: Henry Cowell: The Whole World of Music, Concert One - Other Minds
On November 12, 2009, at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley, CA, Other Minds presented the first of two concerts dedicated to the music of Henry Cowell. Born in nearby Menlo Park in 1897, Cowell began his musical career as a concert pianist, and is perhaps best known for pioneering such “ultramodern” performance techniques as “tone clusters,” in which the arms are used to play a number of notes simultaneously, and the direct manipulation of the strings of the piano, in a ma...
Keywords: Other Minds; Henry Cowell; Music; New Music
Downloads: 141
[audio]Henry Cowell Musical Autobiography - Henry Cowell
Henry Cowell talks about his life and plays examples of his music from his entire career as a composer—a fascinating document. He mentions the diversity interests from his childhood, giving up violin at age 8, hearing Irish tunes hummed by his father, early American Ozark mountain tunes sung by his mother. Living in San Francisco, he was exposed to international influences, playing and humming along with his Japanese, Chinese & Tahitian playmates.
Keywords: Documentary; New Music; Henry Cowell; Orchestral Music
Downloads: 4,332
[audio]FMFFP Podcast Episode 2
Episode 2 of Free Music for Free People, chronicling the evolution of sound. Check us out at feeds.feedburner.com/FMFFP.
Keywords: noise; noise music; futurism; modernism; theosophy; henry cowell; percussion
Downloads: 21
[audio]Other Minds Presents: Henry Cowell: The Whole World of Music, Concert Two - Other Minds
On November 13, 2009, at the Presidio Chapel in San Francisco, CA, Other Minds presented the second of two concerts dedicated to the music of Henry Cowell. Born in Menlo Park in 1897, Cowell began his musical career as a concert pianist, and is perhaps best known for pioneering such “ultramodern” performance techniques as “tone clusters,” in which the arms are used to play a number of notes simultaneously, and the direct manipulation of the strings of the piano, in a manner that presaged...
Keywords: Other Minds; Henry Cowell; Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music
Downloads: 171
[audio]Colin McPhee and the Music of Bali
Henry Cowell presents a program on the music of Indonesia, featuring early recordings of gamelan music, as well as many transcriptions of Balinese music by Colin McPhee. The music of Indonesia first came to the attention of the West when in the 1920s Erich M. von Hornbostel and others collected and commercially released a number of gamelan performances, recorded in the villages of Indonesia. These early 78rpm records later inspired the Canadian composer, Colin McPhee, to travel to the island of ...
Keywords: Interview; Music; World Music; Gamelan Music; Henry Cowell
Downloads: 577
[audio]The New Music Show 30 August 2010
"Jitterbug Mécanique" From Animals And The Origins Of Dance (1992) Mason, Benedict Alan Pierson: Alarm Will Sound A/Rhythmia "Camouflages Des Agréments" From Animals And The Origins Of Dance (1992) Mason, Benedict Alan Pierson: Alarm Will Sound A/Rhythmia "Highland Balls And Village Halls" From Animals And The Origins Of Dance (1992) Mason, Benedict Alan Pierson: Alarm Will Sound A/Rhythmia "Dégringolade Des Pingouins" From Animals And The Origins Of Dance (1992) Mason, Benedict Alan Pi...
Keywords: new music; benedict mason; arvo part; evan ziporyn; michael gordon; henry cowell, KSKQ Radio
Downloads: 55
[movies]Hal McGee 50th Birthday Sonic Improvisation, January 19th, 2008 - Hal McGee, Phil Klampe, C. Goff III
Hal McGee 50th Birthday Sonic Improvisation, January 19th, 2008 Hal McGee, Phil Klampe, C. Goff III To celebrate sound artist Hal McGee's 50th birthday, friends and associates from various places all around the USA came to revel and perform together in Florida between January 17th and January 22nd, 2008. This video features a performance held at the Transitions Art Gallery in Tampa, Florida, on January 19th...
Keywords: Hal McGee; HalTapes; Santo Di Piazza; Big Sugar Victorious; Taped Rugs Productions; Charles Rice Goff III; Phil Klampe; Homogenized Terrestrials; Otolathe; Transitions Art Gallery; Tampa; Florida; Improvisation; Improv; Experimental; Electronic Music; Noise; Avant Garde; Synthesizer; Moog; cassette culture; home recording; home taping; for fans of Brian Eno; for fans of The Residents; for fans of Harry Partch; for fans of Henry Cowell; for fans of Fred Frith
Downloads: 125
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